Human Diversity in North-east India: Bio-Anthropological Approaches

Click to Enlarge

Book Code: 1111018491781

Edited by:- Sarthak Sengupta, Dali Dutta

All Prices are including Free shipping via Air-Mail

Pages:
ISBN 13:
ISBN 10:
Your Price:

Year:
Language:
Publisher:
Pages:
Book Category:
Subject:

Untitled Document

ABOUT THE BOOK

The essays incorporated in this compilation– Human Diversity in North-east India, quite a few areas of contemporary biological anthropological studies in Northeast India are covered: demography, genetics, human growth and nutrition, somatotype, ageing, reproductive health and disease, metabolic syndrome. We expect that these articles will be able to attract due attention to those who matter.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sarthak Sengupta is a former Professor and Head of the Department of Anthropology; and Director (i/c), Centre for North-east Studies, Dibrugarh University, Assam. He received his M.Sc (1977) and Ph.D. (1983) degrees in Anthropology, from Dibrugarh and Gauhati University respectively. He worked with the AnSI (1983-1989) and NEHU, Shillong (1995- 1996) for quite some time and has published around 300 research articles in various reputed national and international journals besides several chapters in edited volumes and twenty-five books on people of Northeast India. He has mentored fourteen number of Ph.Ds and completed several major research projects. He is an active life
and executive member of several professional anthropological bodies and member of editorial advisory boards of The Indian Journal of Anthropology, West Bengal; Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology and Human Genetics, Lucknow; Journal of Indian Anthropological Society, Kolkata; and Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh nUniversity, Dibrugarh. At present, he is Vice- Chairperson of the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (INCAA), Kolkata.

Dali Dutta completed her M.A. (2008) and received the Ph.D. degree (2013) in Anthropology from Dibrugarh University. Atpresent she is attached with the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University. She was awarded the UGC-NET for Lectureship (2008) and has three years of research experience as a Project Fellow in a UGC-sponsored major research project. To date, she has to her credit one edited book besides forty research papers in reputed journals and as book chapters. Her special areas of interest are human growth and nutrition, demography, and health.

CONTENTS

Preface .............................................................................................................. 9

Acknowledgements ......................................................................................... 13

List of Tables ................................................................................................... 15

List of Figures ................................................................................................. 21

Contributors .................................................................................................... 23

1. Nutritional Status of Scheduled Tribe Women of North-east India .............................................................................. 27
Sreeparna Banerjee, Shimul Roy, Manoranjan Pal, Subir Biswas and Premananda Bharati

2. Patterns of Growth and Maturity Gradient among the Aka Adolescent Boys of Arunachal Pradesh ................................... 41
Gulrukh Begum and Pritam Das

3. Operation of the Determinants of Healthy Ageing in a Tribal Context: A Study among the Karbis of Morigaon District, Assam............55
Chandana Sarmah

4. Factors Determining the Choice of Place of Delivery among the Mishing Mothers of Dhemaji, Assam: A Cross-Sectional Analysis..........73
Maitreyee Sharma

5. Prevalence and Determinants of Leucorrhea among Dibongiya Deori Women of Assam.................................................................. 87
Juri Borah and Sarthak Sengupta

6. Assessment of Health Status of Female Tea Garden Workers in Dibrugarh District of Assam....................................................... 97
Bhaskar Das, Rumi Deori, and Anju Barhai Teli

7. Hypertension and its Behavioural Risk Factors among Tea Garden Workers of Assam...................................................... 109
Anand Sharma and Prasanta Kumar Borah

8. Anthropometric Somatotypes among the Pre-adolescent Ahom Children of Upper Assam .................................................. 119
Dali Dutta

9. Food Security and Coping Strategies among the Mishing Residing in flood-affected regions of Lakhimpur District, Assam... 125
Nitamoni Bharali and Nitish Mondal

10. Teenage Pregnancy: An Increased Risk of Prenatal and Infant Mortality Rate among the Aimol Tribe of Manipur ............ 143
Khangembam Somibabu Meitei

11. Maternal Genetic Structure among the Manipuri Population Reflected through Mitochondria DNA Sequence .......................... 153
S.Y. Meitei, K.S. Meitei, N. Achoubi Devi, M.P. Sachdeva, K.N.Saraswathy

12. ACE Gene Polymorphism among the Rongmei and Inpui Tribes of Manipur ......................................................................... 163
Gangaina Kameih and Gautam K. Kshatriya

13. Indigenous Health Care Practices: A Case Study of Hilghat Village, Manipur .............................................................. 169
Malvika Yumnam and Huidrom Suraj Singh

14. Health and Nutritional Status among the Hmar Children of
Churachandpur District, Manipur ................................................. 181
J.W.Dkhar and Nancy Malsawmkim

15. HIV and Tribal Youths: A Study in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya ........ 193
Roumi Deb

16. Prevalence of Dental Caries among the Mizos of Aizawl Town, Mizoram................................................................ 201
Dhruba Kumar Limbu and C. Lalrammuana

17. Anthropometric Assessment in Identifying Risk Factors in Metabolic Syndrome .................................................................... 213
Moajungla Longkumer and B. T. Langstieh

18. Age Changes in Somatotypes among the Chakhesang Naga Boys of Dimapur District, Nagaland ............................................ 227
Vivoto Tsukru and Johnsly Well Dkhar

19. Determinants of Fertility in North-eastern India: A Case of the Lepchas ................................................................................... 239
A.K. Gyanendra Singh Wahengbam and Benrithung Murry

20. A Multidisciplinary Approach to COVID-19 with Special Reference to North-east India: Genetic Factors and Beyond......... 249
Kusum Ghosh, Abhishikta Ghosh Roy, Diptendu Chatterjee, Arup Ratan Bandyopadhyay

Index ............................................................................................. 259


Downloads | Privacy Policy |Delivery Policy | Terms & Conditions | Refund & Cancellation

online bookshop for antique books | bookstore for architecture books | buy arts books | online bookshop for biographies books | buy body books | bookstore for business books | shop for children books | bookstore for computer books | shop for cookery books | online bookshop for current events books | shop for customize books | buy dictionaries books | buy economics books | buy encyclopedia books | bookstore for engineering books | online bookshop for english language teaching books | bookstore for environment books | online bookshop for facsimile edition books | bookstore for family books | shop for fiction books | online bookshop for food books | buy geography books | buy hard to find books | buy health books | online bookshop for history books | shop for holiday books | bookstore for humanities books | buy internet books | shop for language books | buy law books | online bookshop for leather binding books | shop for leather edition books | shop for lifestyle books | bookstore for literary studies books | online bookshop for literature books | buy mathematics books | buy medicine books | bookstore for memoirs books | shop for mind books | shop for music books | bookstore for out of print books | online bookshop for parenting books | online bookshop for personal development books | shop for photography books | shop for politics books | bookstore for rare books | bookstore for references books | shop for religion books | bookstore for science books | shop for self help books | buy social sciences books | bookstore for society books | online bookshop for spirit books | online bookshop for spirituality books | shop for sports books | online bookshop for technology books | online bookshop for teens books | buy travel books | buy vintage books | bookstore for wine booksonline bookshop for antique books | bookstore for architecture books | buy arts books | online bookshop for biographies books | buy human body books | bookstore for business books | shop for children books | bookstore for computer books | shop for cookery books | online bookshop for current events books | shop for customize books | buy dictionaries books | buy economics books | buy encyclopedia books | bookstore for engineering books | online bookshop for english language teaching books | bookstore for environment books | online bookshop for facsimile edition books | bookstore for family books | shop for fiction books | online bookshop for food books | buy geography books | buy hard to find books | buy health books | online bookshop for history books | shop for holiday books | bookstore for humanities books | buy internet books | shop for language books | buy law books | online bookshop for leather binding books | shop for leather edition books | shop for lifestyle books | bookstore for literary studies books | online bookshop for literature books | buy mathematics books | buy medicine books | bookstore for memoirs books | shop for mind books | shop for music books | bookstore for out of print books | online bookshop for parenting books | online bookshop for personal development books | shop for photography books | shop for politics books | bookstore for rare books | bookstore for references books | shop for religion books | bookstore for science books | shop for self help books | buy social sciences books | bookstore for society books | online bookshop for spirit books | online bookshop for spirituality books | shop for sports books | online bookshop for technology books | online bookshop for teens books | buy travel books | buy vintage books | bookstore for wine books

Last updated: 17-Oct-2021   Designed by IndiaPRIDE.com